Newspaper of Portland Daily Press, January 28, 1867, Page 2

Newspaper of Portland Daily Press dated January 28, 1867 Page 2
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Na'aouill School* lu I4»l>. Frances Power Cobbe’s recent works on It- I aly contain a great amount of valuable inl'or- j mat ion, evidently derived Irom authentic i sources, showing the rapid progress of the I country under the new order of atfaiis. The j following facts respecting the development of a free school system are drawn from the rec ord of her observations, and answer most elo quently Mazzini's impracticable tirade in the I last Atlantic. Tlve government which has adopted these enlightened measures is not re actionary. The prominence given to normal ■ schools is a noteworthy feature of the system • The new kingdom of Italy has crowned it sell with glory by its efforts to establish a universal system ot education lor all classes of its citizens. Not the army even, on which the whole unity of the kingdom depends, has tak en a more promiiunt place no its care. There were nineteen universities in Italy m the old times. It would have been better to consolidate them into one or two institutions; but local jealousies make such a step imprac ticable. No material change has been made, therefore, in the universities. The total nuni lier or students attending them, in 1864, was 6,270. In addition to these universities, there are throughout Italy various institutions for tiie higher clats of instruction, lyceums and technical schools. Normal schools have been established and are the best guaranties that cau be given that the government has taken a long look ahead, and intends to effect a deep and complete re form. Till of late yeare the whole education al system of Italy w as in the hands ot the church, and so long as this state of things continued it was hopeless to expect the youth of the country to erow up with liberal opin ions. It is so yet to a great extent, and unavoidably, owing to the lact that lay teach ers, elsewhere so common, had been strictly excluded from Italy. In 1868, out of U^o.i masters and 7,664 mistresses of elementary schools, 0,378 were ecclesiastics and 1,100 were nuns. ... There are now 31 normal scuooisior males and l‘J lor females in existence in Italy, with over 2,503 pupils, each of whom re ceives an annual - pension” from the* govern ment of about fifty dollars in gold. In addi tion to these institutions there are 40 Sarnie Magistrate—ten for the training of masters, thirty for mistresses—in the Sardinian states, which were established in spite ot the church previous to the year 1809, aud which are still maintained. They help to increase the cum ber of teachers, which is still inadequate to the demand. Iu each normal school there are thrte professors, with salaries respective ly of 2,200 francs, 1,800 francs, and 1,500 franc3. In each female normal school there is an additional mistress charged with the mor al care of the pupils. These pupils are in structed in the an of teachi ng the Italian lang uage aud rules of composition, geography and natural history, arithmetic and elements of geometry, the principles ot physical science aud elements of hygienics, caiigraphy, draw ing and choral singing. The young men are taught gymnastics and military exercises, and the young women needlework, in addition.— These normal schools are greatly inferior to ours, but they are avast advance on anything that Italy has hitherto seen. The elementary schools are the great glory of the new government. m loo*, i-ese bcuooIs contained 800,000 pu pils, of whom 452,000 were boys. There were 21,857 teachers, male and female, or about one to every forty pupils. Out of 7,730 com munes, 7,390 had schools,while the total num ber of schools was 21.250 or nearly three schools for each commune, two for boys and one for girls. Thus there are onlv 340 com munes unprovided with schools, half of which are in Naples and Sicily. The total number of pupils forms one twentieth part of the ag gregate population. Vet the proportion differs wideiy in uid'erent provinces. In Liguria and Piedmont, tor example, there is one scholar to eleven^ of the population, whereas iu Sicily and Naples there is only one in seventy-iive. I- j, „nJy onu jn ,.very 200 females who attend school. are divided into lower and, aud the course in each lasts lor two yta.s. With tew exceptions all the teachers are paid by the communes to which they be long aud by whom they are appointed. The law requires the communes to provide gratu itous instruction for both boys aud girls, and when any commune is too poor to support such a burden the government grants subsidi ary assistance. In 18(13 half a million of dol lars in gold was thus appropriated by the na tional government. Inspectors in each prov ince report on the carrying out of the law.— Instruct on is entirely gratuitous in all these lower and upper schools. lulaut schools and evening adult schools have been established In diilerent parts of Italy. Iu Genoa, tor instance, there are tour inlant schools, with one hundred pupils; and in the Genoese district there are thirty-two thousand pupils. Migoiry in liqDtilM. The BuHal of the English Minister—Reprehen sible Conduct of the Papal Nuncio and Bishop of Quito—Action of the American Minister. The Cincinnati Gazette states that private letters received in Columbus, Ohio, from Qui to, Equador, give the details t.T an occurrence there which has excited considerable indigna tion on the part of the foreign as well as many of the native residents of that place. Mr. Neale, the British Minister, died there early last month, and the Papal Nuncio relused to allow the remains to be interred in Ecuador, claiming that the consecrated ground of the’ cemeteries could not be polluted by the burial of a heretic. The civil Government took an opposite position, and ordered the customary respect to he shown the deceased. Mr. Neale’s son preferred, however, to have the body taken to u vault in one of the churches, for the pur no ■ • of being embalmed and then seni to Eng land. -*.„e funeral services took place, and the pro cession, cousisliug ot the diplomatic corps, sev eral members of the Ecuadorian government a company of soldiers and others, had reached the gate to the church, when the Nuncio and the Bishop of Quito Ordered it to proceed no further. The Minister of Foreign Atftils at once ordered the soldiers to tear down the wall in the rear of the church and convey the remains to the vault by that route. Our rep resentative, Mr. Coggshall. backed by the en tire corps, protested againstsuch a proceeding, declaring that it would be an insult to the memory of the deceased Minister and the civ ilized world, and demanded that they should be allowed to proceed through the proper en trance to the church or not at all. The Ecua dorian Minister then announed thrt the will of the government should be enforced, and dif rected the troops to clear the way tor the pro cession. The Church authorities offered no further resistance, and the body was placed in the vault. As the funeral party was returning from the church they were met by an aid-de camp, bearing a message from the President, promising a military force sufficient to have proper respect shown to the remains of the de ceased. The Telegraph Monopoly.—The official statement of the Western Union Telegraph Company shows that the gross receipts for the ■ingle month of November reached five hun dred and seventy-one thousand dollars, the net earnings out of which amounted to nearly a quarter of a million. These enormous profits are secured by the heavy rates charged upon messages, the company having shut out com petition by buying up all opposing lines. The New York Herald says that the press, which Buffers more than private individuals through this monopoly, will probably before long con struct independent telegraph lines for news paper business, by which a saving of fifty to seventy-five per cent, in the cost of reports can be made. These lines will be open for the transaction of private business as far as practi cable, and as they will convey messages at the lowest possible rates, they will destroy the present monopoly and insure better attention and more reasonable charges to the public. A sensible and practical suggestion, which we trust the press will not lose time in acting upon Tbc Auburn Murder. The Lewiston Journal of Saturday gives an important fact bearing on the evidence against tho Frenchman attested on Thursday: A teamster Thursday morning, 17tli instant was passing down near West Auburn from the direction of Minot to this cily with a load ot wood. When he reached a point j ust above the house where the murder was committed he met a man coming from the direction of the fated house, and going toward West Minot.— The man was apparently running or walking very rapidly. It was snowing at the time, aud the teamster who was muffled up aud laciug the storm, merely noticed that the man was a very short man and that he seemed to be in a great hurry. The teamster visited the prisoner in jail Fri day, aud states that the man he met on that fa tal morming resembles in size the prisoner will bo remembered, is but four feet eight inches high—a remarkably short man.— Ihe morning was dark, and of course the teamster did not see the stranger’s lace, and can only identify him by his stature, which in this case, is a marked point. Tite Tinas ani> tiie Coppkuheaiib The awful tortuosity of intellect wh*ht Copper head Ultimately reaches may he discoverd in the lact that the World is out in defence oi the Turks as against the Christians of Crete who are now in revolt. It fires away at a Boston Pliilhellene for "blackguarding the Mosb ms ” and quotes an ancient writer who denounced the poor Cretans as "always liars.” It draws a parallel, os rather a contrast, between the Turks and the Puritan Fathers ol New Eng land, greatly to the disadvantage of the latter; and, alter Charging the founders of Massachu setts with a lot of horrible atrocities, says; ‘The Turks have done nothing of this sort.” in thus elevating the barbarous, polygamous aud ty rannical Turk above Crot-u and Puritan, the World shows tho tendency of that egregious Copperheadism which it supports. It is not long since the same journal advocated the eat iug of horseflesh. It will presently be out in 1?,vo£ UJ “aunibalism and Muuibo-Juuibo.— N. Y. Timet. ,i^^G,E .ro,V“88KLH—In the gale last Fri day, hvc vessels that were lying at anchor at the mouth of the river, were blown from their anchorage and went ashore, some on Bartlett’s Island and the rest on Surry Neck One of those that went ashore on Bartlett’s Island .he Commodore, is a total loss. The others are ah injured more or less,—from $100 to two in amount. The Commodore was owned bv Capt. Curtis Clark & Sou, the others by vari ous parties.—Kllnoorth American. —Rossini has composed an “O Salutaris” for Madame Albonr The Utiur C’olouy in l»nl©«*«M<*» [Correspondent of the N. Y. Tribune.] The American Colony at Jaffa—the Scheins Likely to be a failure—Distress and Mortality among the Colonists— Complaints against President Adams. Beirut, Syria, Dec. 21,1866. The exciting topic in Syrian circles still con tinues to be the colony. The financial crisis in Beirut, the meteoric shower of last month, the new oppressions and exactions of the Turkish Government seem for the time for- j gotten, and all eyes are turned to the strange phenomenon of the American invasion of the I sacred soil of Palestine. It is curious to hear the questions ot the Syrian population as t-o the origin and objects of this remarkable colo ny. Some inquire whether they are Chris tians or Jews. When told they are Christians they ask whether they are Protestants or Greeks, for, say they, they baptize by immer sion as do the Greeks, and yet reject infant baptism wlrch the Greeks accept. Auothcr will say, we have beard of Moslems turning Christians, ot Greeks turning Protestants, Maronites turning Greeks, of iDruses turning Moslems, but we never before h°ard of Ghris tians turning Jews for we understand that these “Amerieauees” say that they are ot the children of Ephraim, and, therefore, lineal de scendants of Abraham. Others ask what their business is, for. say they, we hear that some arc blacksmiths, some arc carpenters, farmers, masons, doctors and clergymen. One mail asked me whether it was true, as lie had heard, that they were Southern Rebels expelled by the Government of tlie United States for trea son. Another man came to me and remarked that the conduct of the colonists filled him with amazement, for, said he, the older American residents in Syria have a high character for prudence and caution in all business affairs, but those colonists have expended au enormous sum of money iu purchasing Land at au exor bitant price, whereas by leasing tlie land for a term of years they could have saved their capital to expend on improvements and the support ot the powerful. Tho9eof us who know Syria and the Syrians, and have lived long in this trying climate, foresaw from the outset that an enterprise of this magnitude, based ou religious enthusiasm and engineered by a man not characterized by broad aud liberal views and who was inexperi enced in Eastern life and unwilling to ask or accept advice, must end in inevitable disaster. Letters and protests ot the strongest charac ter were sent by various parties in Syria and Palestine, both to the public journals in the United States and to the Home Government, setting forth the difficulties in the way, and the certain disappointment awaiting all who should embark in the enterprise, and begging all so ber-minded men and women to count well the cost before risking their earthly all in such a Quixotic scheme. The State Department communicated some of these letters to Presi dent Adams, the ruling spirit of this strange religious sect, before tlie departure of tlie colo ny from the United States. The reply of Pres ident Adams was in the form of ridicule, and the language of his newspaper at the time, with reference to the United States Govern ment, was what might have been expected of a Brigham Young or a Dauite elder. The colo uy came, aud saw, and it remains to be seen whether they will conquer or be conquered.— The last news, however, from Jaffa, indicates that the word “vici” will never be written on President Adams’s escutcheon.— The plain fact is that the colony is already breaking up. In three months’ time one-tenth of their whole number have died. Of tile sur vivors, a large part are iu actual suffering.— Dissatisfaction, of wbichl spoke in my last, lias greatlv increased,and, as 1 then predicted, has necessitated the interposition ot the United States Consul at Jerusalem. This gentleman, Col. Beaubocher, lost a foot in Grant’s army, at the battle of Cold Harbor, and, though but four years a resident of the United States, he spent three of them in fighting for Union and b'reedom. He is a brave and honorable man, and of a generous aud humane disposition, and American citizens in the United States who may be so unfortunate as to have friends and relatives in the Ephraimitie fold of President Adams may rest assured that our Consul at Jerusalem will leave nothing undone to fur nish all the assistance and relief in his power to those who would otherwise suffer from want of the necessaries of life. During the past week this worthy gentleman has spent several davs in Jaffa receiving the evidence of these poor people with regard to their wrongs and sufferings. It fills one with sorrow and indig nation to sec his own countrymeu in a foreign iauu, wnere the climate, the elements, aud the native population are equally to be dreaded, made the victims of the rashuess aud ineffic iency—not to use a stronger term—of their own leader aud spiritual head. It makes us who are Americans, and arc proud of our coun try ami our name, long to bide our heads with shame when Turks and Arabs report to us with a sneer the scandalous stories which are current with regard to the state of things in the Jaffa Co ony. I hope to send you in my next letter a detailed report ol the testimony iu eiiis most melancholy affair. Many oi tlie min ifies are crying for bread aud begging lor Gov ernment aid to secure them some cheap means of transport itiou home to tlieir native land.— There has been disgracetul and outrageous mismanagement somewhere. Who is respon sible tor all this wrong aud Buffering will ao pear whenever the report of Consul ffcaubouoh er shall be made public. No one can envy him this most invidious task. No complaints cau be more bitter, and no dissatislactiou more in tense, than those arising among the disap pointed victims of a colonial scheme in a laa distant land; and I will bespeak for our Con sul the sympathy and forbearance of all up right men, in ins endeavors to secure even handed justice lor the members of this Colony. The best and kindest tiling he can do will he to advise them to return to the United States as soon as possible, aud if their means prove to be actually exhausted, it will become tue impera tive duty of our Government to provide them with the necessary transportation, a- is done iu the case of sailors shipwrecked on foreign snores. it has been distinctly announced by mem bers ol the colony id Jaffa that many more of their co-religiomsts are expecting soon to join them, li is to bo hoped that sober reason may reach them before they take so rash a step. In the name of our common humanity, I entreat the editors of your journal to lilt up the voice oi warning. At least, let me urge any who cherish this plan to wait long enough to hear both sides of the question, it is too serious a business to be passed lightly over. It is serious lor the deluded victims who eoine toPale tine expecting to tiud it a land flow ing with milk and honey, and it will be a serious business tor our government, if obliged to lurnisb borne transportation to a starving colony of its citizens in a foreign land. That a colony founded on sound principles and managed with justice and economy, might suceed at Jaffa, is possible. The sol) is rich, the fruits of the earth are abundant and although there are many poor throughout the East, f have never heard ol a single man w ho starved to death, and it can only be through folly or knavery that a company of able-bodied New-Englanders should he brought to such extremity in so short a period of time. One explanation is that the whole community paid over their entire property into the hands of their religious leader or President,as be styles himself. He has invested it in a way to suit himself, and while the colony have posessiou of a large tractof land, and have built several frame bouses, they have not the means on band for supporting their famihes until the next har vest, wuich is still five mouths distant. Presi dent Adams ought to be obliged to raise the means an once for supporting these 50 families if it should become necessary for that end to sell a large portion of their property. One part of the colonists throw the blame on Mr. Lowenthal, the United htates Vicc-Con sui in Jaffa, and another part blame President Adams. It is, to say the least, uufortnnate that an American citizen could not have been found to take the office of Vice-Consul at Jaff a at this critical juncture. But none were to be found, and the Consul at Jerusalem, to whom the Vice-Consul at Jaffa is subordinate, bad to make the best use of the material on the ground. Mr. Loweuthal may be a g >od man ior all I know, but his official position will not shield him from a searching examination if the evidence in the case snail require it. Consul Beauboucher will See that justice is done, come what may,-and it is to be imped that the government at home will abundantly sustain nim at this hour of complication such as no Consul in the East has ever before been called to deal with. The Publications of the Italian Gov ernment.—The Italian Government, says a Florence letter writer, is one of the greatest publishers in Europe, and this is the time of year when volume after volume of imposing magnitude, ample margin and portly type issue from its press. Official persons, senators, dep uties anu others to wLoin all these publications are sent, need a sat of bookshelves on purpose lor their storage. The tliiug is done iu a most liberal way, with a great profusion ol paper, and it is said that about 6,000,000 francs are an nually expended in govern ment printing and publishing. Possibly means might be found of economizing a considerable part of this sum with much less detriment to the public sen ice than to the protits oi a few individuals. The superabundance of the distribution defeats its object. People have not time to read these cartloads oi official literature—I'esDatches, re ports and statistics of every kind, and on all imaginable topics, The Foreign Office Green book is a ponder ous quarto of eight hundred and sixty pages, the Home Department has put forth a pink volume of dmiensious more modest; Public lustructiou comes out in blue to the extent of more than live hundred pages. From the Koyai Printing office lias also proceeded a supplementary budget lor the year now com mencing, in which is included the estimated revenue and expenditure of tho recently ac quired Venetian provinces. Sunken Wreck Discovered.—Our cor respondent at Kcnnebunkport, informs us that some fishermon of Cape Porpoise fell in with some parts of a wreck, which they suppose to be a sunken brig or large schooner, as Captain Payson Huff, of sehoouer Itescuc, got most if the main gaff. He hooked on to the main aoom hut did not succeed iu getting that, as it was fast to the sunken wreck. The wreck lies about five miles distant from Cape Porpoise, the light bearing NNW. From the appearance of tho gaff and the blocks that were attached to it, the supposition is, that the wreck was a new, or nearly new vessel. The Aubuun Tragedy.—We are informed that some three weeks since, a foreigner, answering the description ot the man arrested as being the murderer ol the two ladies at Au burn was in this city, endeavoring to sell paint or coloring matter, for coloring cloth &c He was quite ragged, and some portion of his clothing < ore marks of red paint. He said he was going to Lewiston and enquired the route thither. The police picked him up drunk in the street one day and took him to the lockup where he was confined over night and releas ed, sober, in the morning. Since then nothing has been seen of him here. —Mrs. <T W. Horton denies tho report that she has gone to New Orleans to bring a suit against the city for the murder of her husband during the July riots. She is still iu Jiew JTork, VOUXLAtf0 AND VIC IN IT gl New AdY#rtiMeuient«t To-Day. SPECIAL NOTICE COLUMN. Boots and Shoes—T. E. Moseley & Co. . Removal—Drs. Chadwick & Fogg. ENTERTAINMENT COLUMN. P. Y. M. C. A—Eighth Lecture. Theatre—Bivlwell Brown. NEW ADVERTISEMENT COLUMN. Montreal Ocean Steamship Co. Advertised Letters—W. Davi*. Taxes—North Yarmouth. Schooner lor Salt*. ir„„4. Hope Petroleum Company—Annual Meeting. Portland & Kennebec Railroad Co. Eastern Packet Co-Annual Meeting. Counsellor at Law-* A. Prescott. Fryeburg Academy—Spring Term. Oils—L. P. Brown. Dry Goods—E. 1. Elden & Co. For Sale—iiOt of Land. THE COURTS. SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT. JANUARY TERM.—BARROWS, J, PRESIDING. Saturday.—In the Collagan will case tho rebut ting testimony offered by counsel for Mrs. Collagan having been put in, counsel tor contestants put in some surrebutting testimony, strongly contradicting statements made by Mrs. C., and the statements made in the deiiositions of Messrs.Kimball and Nutc. The testimony having all been put in, Court ad journed to ten o’clock Monday morning, at which time Judge Davis will commence his argument against the will. The following cases will be taken up iu tlicir order, as soon as the present case is disposed of: 19ft. Merrill v. Smith. 232. Mayberry v. Inhabitants of Standish. 188. Winslow v. Dunham. 249. Hovoy v. Hague. 1G4. Hall & als. v. Fitch. MUNICIPAL COURT. JUDGE KINGSBURY PRESIDING. Saturday.—Bridget Haggarty summoned Joseph McKiin before the Court to answer why be should not lather a little responsibility which is expected to make its appearance before long. Joseph was put under bonds for $300 to appear at the April torm of the Su preme Judicial Court. Park or Square? As this question seems to have heen foreclos ed by the action oi the City Council, a further discussion may be irrelevant and useless. I will therefore only offer in aid of the argument on tho side of Square, the example of our prin cipal cities. In Philadelphia, where open areas are very numerous, 1 do not know of a single one which is called a Park. But on the con trary they have their Rittenhouse Square, Lo gan, Franklin, Penn, Washington, Independ ence and many others, uniformly and officially named Squares, either of which is much larger than our acre and a half Park. In New York they have their Hamilton Square, their Union, their Madison, their Stuyvesant, Tomkins, Manhattan and other Squares, and hut two or three spaces called Parks, only one of which, the spacious Central Park, is entitled to the name. In Boston they have the Chester, Black stone, Franklin and Worcester Squares, and no Park, unless it be one on the Neck, some times called Chester Park to distinguish it from Chester Square. But we are a great people here in Portland and magnify little things. Our acre lot is as good as anybody’s forty acres, and so we must have a Park, in spite of definition, usage and propriety. And then the name! the one which has been given to it, is common and common place. Is it in honor of President Lincoln, or our late esteemed fellow-citizen, Royal Lincoln, or, as some people may perhaps suppose, of Samuel Lineoln, who, before the fire, kept a grocery store on the corner of Franklin street, opposite the Suuare, on which he has since re-built a house? Why not take some historical name associated with our territory, other than that of an individual? If it is intended to honor the memory of President Liucoln by the application of his name, we doubt the good taste of following the prevailing mania of affixing the name of this beloved and lamented man to all objects, great and small, throughout our Northern land. Some of our people have a great fondness for innovation, as well as imitation. One instance of this kind was most happily rebuked when the proposition to change the fine and long es tablished name of Congress street into the in appropriate one of Broadway. But another proposition is made to change the name of Middle street into that of Maine street. This is more absurd than the other. This old name has stood lor one hundred and fifty years, has never been varied as some other streets have, and has become identified by the titles of land upon it, and dear from long usage. Let us not be drawn away from our ancient land-marks and our cherished associations by modem fan cies or servile imitation. How would a Bos tonian feel it the government of that city should propose to substitute for his boasted and belov ed Common, the name of some fanciful Park, or for his familiar Milk, Pearl, State, Tremout and Summer streets, other names which they might consider more musical in sound? Or a Londoner his Threadneedle stree, Picadilly and Strand? When a name has become by long use associated with our homes, our business, or our friendships, it ought not to be changed un less for some substantial reason; never foT fancy or whim. Let ns in these things hold on to the past, but not forget to make progress and im provement in things of a moral and vital im portance. • Portland Army and Navy Union.—The new hall of the Portland Army and Navy Union, In the 1st National Bank building, cor ner of Middle and Plum streets, will be ready for occupation, as is expected, about the middle of February, and it will be opened and dedi cated with appropriate services. Col. A. \V. Bradbury, of this city, will deliv er the dedicatory address, and David Barker, Esq., of Exeter, Penobscot county, will deliver a poem. Mr. Barker has written some stirring poems, one of which, ‘‘The Empty Sleeve,” will ever be remembered. Iu answering the appli cation of tho committee, to deliver a poem, he says: “You ask my terms. I have a recollection that, your beautiful city has been visited by God’s fiery angel; and also remember that the gallant army and navy have given me the rights I now enjoy, and also from the fact that (unlike the ancient poets) I have more money now than I can well take care of, 1 decline recompense.’ P. Y. M. C. A. Lectures.—It will be seen by the advertisement in another column, that the Rev. Dr. Tefft will deliver the eighth lecture of the course, in Free street Church, on Wednes day evening next. From the subject announced, and the known abilities of Dr. Tefft, the patrons of this course may expect an able and instructive lecture.— Our business men, old and young, and espec ially those who take an active interest in the material advancement of our State, should go and learn “ How to make the most of Maine.” The committee expect Rev. Mr. Bartlett will fulfil his engagement some time in February. Movements op Ocean Steamers.—Steam ship Peruvian, Capt. Ballantine, sailed from this port tor Liverpool at 2.15 Sunday after noon, w'.th eighty-five cabin and forty steerage passengers and a full cargo She was detain ed to await the arrival of the special train from Canada, which came in Sunday noon bringing sixty passengers and the mails. Steamship North American, Capt. Kerr, will sail from this port for Liverpool on Sat urday next. The steamer due from Liverpool this week, is either the Damascus or the Moravian—prob ably the former. Foreign Exports.—The total value of for eign exports from this port last week amount ed to §114,826.38. Included in the shipments were 8,473 box shooks, 1,800 shooks and heads, 1,934 pairs headings, 60 M hoops, 2,700 hrls of flour, 1,600 do oatmeal, 8,871 bush peas, 18,609 do oats, 73,515 lbs extract hemlock. 80,000 lbs oil cake, 30,123 lbs butter, 20,698 lbs bacon, 13,200 lbs wool, 13,135 lbs. pctasli, 3,270 lbs cotton, 5, 800 lbs rags, 8,468 bush barley, 180 oil hrls, 19 pkgs sundry mdse. Roguery.—Saturday evening two fellows called at the store of Mr. Stephen Hairis on Preble street and bargained for a quantity of tobacco and tea, which was put up for them.— Then they warned some flour; and while Mr. Harris had gone to the back part of his store to get a bag to put the flour in, the scamps seized the tobacco and tea and made off at a 2.40 pace. Members of the First Parish who were not present to contribute to the Wood Society yes terday, are invited to send their contributions through the Post Office or otherwise, to Sarn’l Eolfe, the Treasurer, or to W. Willis. There is great need of means to sustain the opera tions of the Society. Liquor Seizures.—Last Saturday the Dep uty Marshals seized small quantities of liquor in the shopt of Edward Brackett and George M. Stevens, on Federal street; also at Swasey’s billiard saloon and at the Groton House kept by G. D. Miller. “ Rachel’s Secret,” a very pleasantly told story, is published in pamphlet form, by Har per & Brothers, uniform with their Library of Select Novels, and may he had at the book store of Messrs. Davis Brothers. \\ ellcomk’s great German Remedy recom mends itselt to all who use it foi throat and lung difficulties. Thousands declare it superi or to any other. You will find it so by using Jan4—dlawti Theatre.—This evening the beautiful play of Jessie Brown will be performed, and the same play will be repeated on Tuesday even ing. It is an attractive play, and there is no doubt of its being handsomely performed by this company. THE STATE. —A note from tho postmaster at Sullivan, dated the 22nd, states that no mail had been received from the West at that office since the 10th inst. —The Shipbuilders’ Convention, which was to have been held at Augusta last week, lias been postponed till Wednesday, 30th inst., on account of the bad travelling. —The Bangor Whig learns that the trustees of the Maine Agricultural College at Orono will adopt Fred Law Olmsted’s plans for their buildings, and erect three or four moTO of mod erate size for the various uses of the institu tion. The annual revenue at six per cent., from the proceeds ot the sale of the public land grants, will he $23,520, more than the cost of sustaining any literary college now in the State. —The Belfast Age says fears are entertained for tho safety of brig Ocean Wave,Capt. J. S. Thombs, of that city. She was at Saltillo riv er, Ga., on the 26th ult., loaded with lumber for a foreign port. —We were repeatedly asked on Friday what grudge we had against the town of Wiscasset, a cruel compositer having made us say, in con nection with the burning of the poor house there, that unfortunately no other buildings took fire. We are shocked to see that the Ban gor Whig regards tho matter in the same heart less light. —The Machias Union informs us that the house of Mr. N. M. Gardner was destroyed by fire during the storm on the night of the 17th —the iamily escaping with only their night clothes. Several of the firemen had their ears and noses frozen, and only the strongest could endure the exposure. The fire took from a de fective chimney. Loss $6000. —During the storm of last week, three men started to walk from Augusta to Farmingdale. On the way they got separated, and one of them got so bewildered that for half an hour he walked round and round in one spot. At one time ho thought he certainly would perish from the cold, hut they all three got safely through. —Mr. Sherman, Pianoforte teacher at Saco, promises the citizens of Saco and Biddcford a series of concerts, the opening one of the course to ho given on the 30th by a Trio Club from this city—Mr. and Mrs. Burnham, and Mr. Morgan. These charming singers always call out a largo audience here, and we assure the music-loving people of onr sister cities on the Saco that a rich treat is in store for them. —The Union says Mr. G. E. Morey, of Machi as, has got his maoliinery over the lake, and is progressing in the work of building his spool wood factory. He has quite a number of men and teams hauling spool-wood timber to his mill. The Bishop of Maine. The installation of the Rev. Henry A. Neely, D. D., as Episcopal Bishop of Maine, which took place at Trinity Chapel in New York on Friday, was a very imposing service. The chime of bells were pealed for half an hour prior to the services, which began at eleven o’clock with the entrance of nearly a hundred choristers, chanting the sixth Psalm, “Quarn Dilecta.’’ These were followed by the officiating clergy men, including Bishops Potter of New York, Williams of Connecticut, Odenhcimer of New Jersey, Clarkson of Nebraska, and Randall, Missionary Bishop of Colorado. Among other eminent divines present were Drs. Dix, Wes ton, Vinton, McVicker, Barnard and Haight. Nearly all the prominent clergymen of the city were in attendance, and many also of high standing in the Church from Maine. The con gregation in attendance was large. After the saying of the morning prayer by tlie congrega tion, the choir sang the Venite of Tallis with fine effect, the entire orche tral fjrce of Trinity Church and the Chapel being engaged therein. The chant was followed by the reading of the Psalms appropriate to the day, and those by the singing of the Te Deum and the Jubilate following the communion service, the anthem of Handel solo, “How beautiful are the feet of them that preach the Gospel of Peace and bring glad tidings of good things.” A discourse was then preached by Bishop Potter, from the text, “A city that is set upon a hill cannot he hid.” At the close of the sermon he addressed Dr. Nealy as follows: “Beloved Brother, when I speak of earnest work in the Church of God, I kn .w I speak to your heart. The people of this congregation, as does every flock to whom you have minis tered. bear testimony to your untiring faithful ness, to your piety and to your zeal. We now say to you, Come up higher! You succeed an amiable Christian Bishop; may yonr career prove as worthy as his. You have the confi dence and sympathies of all who know you. You will he at the extreme end ot the semi-cir cle of chief pastors. It will be of touching in terest to you to watch how one after another will drop from out that circle as you move to ward its centre. God help you through all that time, Good Christian, God shield you from all misrepresentation and calumny. God pre serve yon to the Church, an humble instru ment for its good and the glory of your God ” The preacher then gave the Bishop elect his blessing. At the conclusion Dr. Nealy advanc ed up to the sanctuary, where he was received by the Presiding Bishop. Certificates as to his worthiness for the high office were then read. The questions customary at Consecrations were put by the Bishop and answered after the manner of the service peculiar to the Episcopal Church. The Bishop elect had then placed upon him tho Episcopal Rohes, after which he knelt down amid his brother Bishops. The “Veni Creator” was then sung, with the re sponses, by the congregation and the choristers. The highly impressive ceremony concluded with tho usual auxiliary services, ritual and choral. “Charlie, my dear,” said a loving mother to a hopeful son, just budded into breeches, Charlie, iny dear, come here and get some candy.” “I guess I won’t mind it now, mother,” replied Charlie; “ I’ve got in some tobacco.” SPECIAL. NOTICES. BEMOVAL. DRS. CHADWICK & FOGG have removed to 30! 1.3 CONGRESS STREET, BROWN’S new block, ovor the store of Messrs. Lowell & Sentcr. Office Hours—10 to 12 A. M., and 3 to 5 P. M. De. CiladWICK’S residence 168. Cumberland street. Dr. Foco’s residence 28 High street. Cp-Frce Clinical consultations will bo held on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 4 to 6 P. M., for tlie poor. janzSSNdtf The Very Latest Styles of Boots and Shoes for Ladies, Gentlemen, Misses and Children, made of the best materials, are to ue had of T. E. MOSELEY & CO., Summer Street, Boston. The stock is iresh, and worthy the atten tion of families who study economy. jan28dlt Why Suffer from Sores ? Wlien by the use oi the ARNICA OINTMENT, you can easily be cured. It has relieved thousands from Burns. Scalds, Chapped Hands, Sprains, Chilblains, Sore Lips, Warts, cuts, Boils, Eruptions, and every complaint of the Skin. Try it for it costs but 25c. Be sure to ask for HALE’S ARNICA OINTMENT.—For sale by all Drug’ists,. or send 35c to O. JP. Seymour <V Co*» Boston, Mass., and receive a box by return mail, dec 29 bn dim MINERAL BATIIS AT HOME. DYSPEPSIA CURED RHEUMATISM CUBED ERUPTIONS the PACE CURED SCROFULA CURED BY TREATMENT WITH MINERAL WATERS. Do away with all your various and often perni cious drugs and quack medicines, and use a .ew baths prepared with “STMUMATIC SALTS!” These SALTS are made from the concentrated Liquors of the Mineral Well of the Penn’a Salt Man faeturing Co., in Pittsburg, and arc packed in air tight boxes. One always sufficient tor a hath. Di rections are attached. INTERNALLY USE “Strumatic Mineral Waters!” In bottles of one and a half pints. One sufficient for a day’s use. C-4rJSi»ld by Druggists generally. Morrill Bros, No. 215 State st., Boston; RaynoldP. Pratt & Co, No. 10G Fulton »t., New York, Wholesale Agents. no208Neod&wly Warren’s Cough Balsam. Tlie best Remedy evor compounded for Cold*) ( out'll., Catarrh anil Consumption, and all diseases of the Throat a el Lungs. tir-For sale b^allManufactured hy octl5diwKN6m Druggist, liANUOE. Batchelor’s Hair Dye. This splendid Hair Dye is the best m the world. Tlie only true and perfect Dye—Harmless, Reliable. Instantaneous. No disappointment. No ridiculous tints. Natural black or Brown. Remedies the ill effects of Bad Dyes. Invigorates the hair having it solt and beautiful. Tlie genuine Is signed if'ii liam A. Batchelor. All others are mere imitations, and should be avoided. Sold by all Druggists and Perfumers. Factory 81 Barclay street Kcw York, yr Ur ware of a counurleii. ’ November 10, 1866. dlysn Mains’ Pure Elderberry and Cur rent Wines. So highly rerommended by Physicians, may be found at wholesale at the drug stores of w W \v [du ple A Co., H. II. Hay, W. F. Phillips E. L Stanwood and J. W. Perkins & Co. janI2sNdly Par Coughs, Colds and Consumption, Try the old and well kuown VEGETABLE PIJUMONARI RA I. st AM, approved and used by our oldest and most celebrated J’hjjticiane for lbrty years past. Get the genuine. REED, CUTLER & CO., Druggists, dec246irdAw8iu Boston, Proprietors, SPEOUL NOTICES. I A VI lit able Medicine.—Dr. Poland’s White Pine Compound, advertised in our columns, is a suc cessful attempt ro combine and apply the medicinal virtues ot the White Pine Bark. It has been thorough ly tested by people in this city and vicinity, and the proprietor has testimonials to its value from persons well knows to our citizens. We reecommend its trial in all those caseN of disease to which it is adapted. It is for sale by all our Druggists.—Independant. The Great New England Remedy! Dr. J. W. POLAND’S WHITE PINE COMPOUND Is now ottered to the afflicted throughout the coun try, alter having been proved by the test ot elcvt-n years, in the New England States, where Its merits nave become as well known as the tree from which, in part, it derives its virtues. The White Pine Compound, CURES More Throat, Colds, Cough*, IHplhcria, Bronchitis, Mpilting of Blood, and Pul monary A flee lion*, generally. It Im a Remarkable Remedy lor Kidney Com* plaint*. Diabetes. DifUcuity of Voiding Trine, Bleeding from the Kidney* and Bladder, Gravel and oilier complaint*. For Files and Mcurvy, it will be found

very valuable. Give it a trial if you would learn the value of a GOOD AND TRIED MEDICINE. It in TIcumuiii Mate and Mure. Sold by Druggists and Dealers m Medicines generally. Sold at wholesale by W. F. Phillip* A Co., J. W. Perkin* & C’o., And W. W. Whipple, POBTLAND, ME. scp29-dcow6niSN A Mure Pile Cure. DR. GILBERT’S PILE INSTRUMENT positively cures the worst cases of piles. Sent by mail on re ceipt of $4. Circulars fee. Sold by druggists. Agents wanted everywhere. Address J. B. ItOMAlNE, Manager, No. 575 Broadway, New-York. oc31d3m5N --k Long Sought For ! Come at Last l Mains’ Elder Berry Wine, We take pleasure in announcing that the above named article may be found for sale by all City Druggists ami first class Country Grocers. As a Medicine Mains’ Wine is invaluable, being among the best, if not. the best, remedy for colds and pulmonary complaints, as wed as one of the most agreeable Beverages. Manufactured from the pure juice of the terry, and uundulPirated by any impure ingredient, we can heartily recommend it to the sick as a medicine, and to the well, as a beverage. To the days of the aged it addctli length, To the mighty it addctli strength,” *Tis a halm for the sick, a joy for the well— Druggists and Grocers buy and sell 1VIAINM’ EliDERBKRBV WINE, nov 27 8 N d&wtf Make Your Own Soap ! NO I.IJNK NECEN8ARY! By Saving and Using Tour Waste Grease, BOY ONE BOX OF THE Pennsylvania Salt M’ig. Co’s SAPONIFIER (Patents of 1st and 8th Feb., 1859.) -or CONCENTRATED LYE. It will make 12 pounds excellent hard soap, or 25 gallons of the very best soft soap for only about 30 cts. Directions on each box. For sale at all Drug and Grocery stores. BEWARE GF COUNTERFEITS. t?*Be part icular in asking for Pennsylvania Salt Manufacturing Co’s Saponifier. nol7sNeod&wly PROFESSIONAL. CARD. DB. Win. N. 8WEKT, One of the celebrated family of Sweet’s, BO]VE SETTERS, From Rhode Island but for the last 18 years n resident of New Bedford, Mass., having t>een associated there with his brother Job, with the most Hai ti ring suc cess, has, through the solicitation of his fiiends and patients in the State oi Maine, opened an office in tins City, in House No. 31 Gray Street, (near Brackett St.,) where he will attend to all busi ness pertaining to his protession : ? uch as Setting Bones, Dislocation of Bones, Stiff Joints, Contract ed Cords, Hi). Disease, Weak aud Perished iambs, Spinal Coni plaints, Fractures, Rheumatic Affections, Sciatica, and Lameness in general. The Dr. Hatters himself that, after having a natur al gift, combined with a practice of twenty years in ins profession, that he can cure most cases pro nounced incurable by other physicians. Hundreds of Testimonials can be given, but it is deemed unnecessary here. Office Hour*—From O to 14 A. Iff., and from 4 lo 5 P. Iff. Jan. 15, 18G7. . ^ janl5 d2w sn You need not Suffer with Piles Since Carr’s Pile Remedy brings immediate re lief, and speedily cures both recent and inveterate cases. The only uniformly successful medicine for Piles. Dealers want no other where it lias been intro duced. Send for circulars and certificates. Ask the nearest Druggist to get the medicine tor you. Druggist wiio desire a most efficacious, popular and rapidly selling medicine for Piles may apply to the Proprietors. Sold by the Proprietors, and by S. An derson & Son, Bath; H. H. Hay, Portland; B. F. Bradbury, Bangor; Horace Barbour, ijcwi&ton, and other Druggists Wm. Carr & Co. sepl9sx2tawtf n Proprietors. Some Folks Can’t sleep Nights.—We are now prepared to supply Hospitals, Physicians, the trade and the great public generally, with the stand ard and invaluable remedy, Dodd’s Nervine, which article surpasses all known preparations fur the cure ot all forms of Nervousness. It is rapidly superceding1 every preparation of opium—the well-known result ot which is to produce costivencss and other serious difficult ies; it allays irritation, restlessness and spasms, and induces regular action of the bo we' aud secre tive organs. No preparation tor Nervous Diseases ever sold so readily, or met with such universal approval. For Sleeplessness, Loss of Energy, Peculiar Female Weaknesses and Irregularities, and all the earful mental and bodily symptoms that follow in flic train of nervous diseases, Dodd’s Nervine is the best reme dy known to science. Sold by all druggists. Price $1. Geo. C. Goodwin & Co., augllsnlyd&w n Wholesale Agents, Boston. A Cough, A Cold, or A Sore Throat, 'Requires immediate attention, AND SnOULD BE CHECKED. If allowed to continue, Irritation of the Idlings, n per manent Throat Disease, or Consumption, is often the result. BROWN’S BRONCHIAL TROCHES HAVING A DIRECT INFLUENCE TO THE PARTS, GIVE IMMEDIATE RELIEF. For Bronchitis, Asthma, Catarrh, Con sumptive and Throat Diseases, TROCHES ARE USED WITH ALWAYS GOOD SUCCESS. Singer* and Public Speaker* will find Troches useful in clearing tho voice when taken before Singing or Speaking, and relieving the throat after an unusual exertion of the vocal organs. The Troches arc recommended and prescribed by Physicians, and liave had testimonials from eminent men throughout the country. Being an article ot true merit, and having proved tlicir efiicacy by a test ot many years, each year finds them in new locali ties in various parts of the world, and the Troches arc universally pronounced better than other articles. obtain only ‘ Brown's Bronchial Troches” and do not take any of the worthless imitations that may be offered, sold everwiiekb Dec 4—d&wGiu sn COLGATE A CO.’S, WINTER SOAP. Recommended for Chapped Hands and for general Toilet use during Cold Weather. It may bo obtained of all druggists and fancy good dealers. 8N<lec24tofeblO WINTAR’R BALHA9I —OF— WILD CHERRY! HAS BEEN USED NEARLY n.4LF A CENTURY, With the most astonishing success in curing Coughs, Colds, VIoamcncMM, More Throat, Influenza, Whooping Cough, Croup. JUieer Complaints, liroucliitiN, Diflieuli) of* Lr«‘aihiug, Aslhma and every affcctiou of THE THROAT, LUI\f,S AND CHEMT, INCLUDING EVEN CONSUMPTION. The unequalled success that has attended the appli cation of iliis med clue in all case* of Pulmonary Complaints, has induced many Physicians of higli standing to employ >t in their practice, some 01 whom advise us of the fact under their own signatures. We have space only for the names ol a few of these E. BnvnEjr, M. !>., Exeter, Me. A lex an pent Hatch, M. J)., China, Me. K. Fellows, M. I)., Hill, N. H. , W. II. Webb, M. I)., Cape Vincent, N. V. VV. B. Lynch, M. D., Auburn, N. V. Abuaham Sk illma n, M. D., Boundbrook, N. J. H. D. Maki in, M. D., Mansfield, Pa. The proprietors have letters from all classes nronr fellow citizens, from the halls ol Congress to the humblest cottage, and even beyond (ho seas; tor the fame and virtu, s of Wistar’a KaUnm have ex tended to the “ uttermost hounds of the earth.” without any attempt on our part to introduce it be yond the limits ot our own country. Prepared hy SETH W. FOWLS A- SOX. 18 Tre mont St.eel, Boston, and so il by all Linguists and Dealers generally, SBACE’XCELKBRATED HALVE! Cares in a very short time OLD SORES, BURNS, SCALDS, CETS,WOUNDS, BRUISES, SPRAINS,CHAPPED HANDS CHILBLAINS, Ac., &c Crate’s Celebrated Halve! Is prompt in action, soothes the pain, takes out the soreness, amt reduces the most angry looking swell ings and inflammations, as if by magic; thus afford ing reliei and a complete euro. Only 25 cents a box; sent hy inaii lor 3T> cents. SETH W.FOWLE & SON, IB Tremont St, Boston, Proprietors. Sold hy Druggists anil dealers gener ally. Febl9, an;—sxeodT.T.SAwcow gcxirumafit Halt, and Htrnniatie mis. •ral Water*, Just received and tor sale by J. W. PERKINS & CO., no2A»N*owd*wly No 86 Commercial st. MAKK1ED. In Brunswick, Jan- 15, Thomas U. Eaton, Esq., ami Abbv F. Larrabi e. both ot B. At GreenV Lauding, Jan. 9, by Hey. W. A. Shaw, Bernaid A Williams, of New York, and Helen M. Wilson, of Deer Isle. .. __ .. Tn Weld, I) c. 22, Albert H. Heald, of Sumner, and Sarah E. Houghton, of W. In Bucktteld, Dec. 25. Stephen O. Irish and Louisa E. Bard Loth of Hanford In Biddelord, Jan. 10, Charles L. Tarbox and Miss Julia A. Tuck. In Biddeford, Jan. 18, John F. Rite and Eliza F. Scammou. In Saco, Jan. 17, John E. Murch, of Dayton, and Abbie E. Clark, of Hollis. _ DIED._ _ Tn Durham, Oct. 30, Mrs. Mary, wile of the late Barnabas Strout, aged 89 years. in ltucksport, Dec. 23, Miss Laura Bow ley, aged 19 years. In East Sumner, Jan. 17, Mrs. Ctarinda, wite ot Roscoe llasey, aged 28 years. In Bath, Jan. J9, Mrs. Cordelia B., wife of Joshua Merritt, aged 47 years. In 1‘hipsburg, Jan. 23, Mrs. Fannie A., wife o* Capt. A. T. Percy, aged 4o years 6 months. In Georgetown, Jan. 23, Elizabeth Cook, aged 79 years 6 months; 2ftli, Thomas Williams,aged 72 yrs. 10 months. In Warren, Nov. 7. Martha, daughter of Edward and Louisa Starred. aged 21 years 7 months; Dec. 22, Edward Starrett, aged 60 years 9 months. EXPORTS. Pet* steamer Peruvian, tor Liverpool—3010 bags oais, 1591 do barley, 1;*3 do peas, 1000 bb s oatmeal. 500 l»bls Hour, 92 l4>ls extract, 31 bbls i>otash, 26 kegs butter, 7 bales cotton, 14 bales rags, 1 carriage, 9 pkgs cxpicss parcels. DEPARTURE OF OCEAN STEAMERS NAME FROM FOR DATE. Moro Castle.New York..Havana.Jan26 Peruvian.Portland.. 26 Bremen.New York. .Bremen.Jan 26 City oi New York..New York. .Liverpool.Jan 26 Corsica.New York. .Havana.Jan 28 San Francisco.New York. .Califori in.Jan 30 City of Limerick.. .New York. .Liverpool.Jan 30 Asia.Boston.Liverpool.Jan 30 North American... Port laud-Liverpool ....Feb 2 Eagle.New York.. Havana.Feb 2 < ity ot Boston.New’ Y'ork..Liverpool.Feb 2 Caledonia.Now York.. Glasgow.Feb 2 Germania. N ew York.. Hamburg.Feb 2 Cuba.Boston.Liverpool.Feb 6 Damascus.Portland... .Liverpool.Feb 9 Africa.Boston.Liverpool.Feb 13 Australasian.New York. .Liverpool..Feb 20 Miniature Almanac.January 28* Sun rifles.7.18 I Sun set.'.MS | Moon rises. 1.13 AM High water.. 5.45 PM MARINE NEWS PORT OF PORTLAND. Saturday* January 26. ARRIVED. Brig L Staples, (of Stockton) Stowers, Savannah. Sch Citizen, Upton, Boston. Sell Choc taw, Carlow, Boston tor Eastport & Calais Passed, on Friuay evening, about 10 miles East o' Boon Island, the wreck ot a vessel oi avout 130 tons, water logged and both masts gone. Sch Arnica. (Br) Spight, Boston for St John, NB. Sch Erie, Blake, Boston for Belfast and Hucksport. Soli Adaline llamlin, Wyatt, Boston for Bucks portand Winterport. CLEARED. Steamer Chesapeake, Johnson, Now York—Emery & Fox. Barque Frances fi Fay, (new, of Boston, 889 tons,) Durham, Mobile—Joseph Reed. Brig A B Brown, Bain, Havana—Lynch, Barker & CO. Sunday, January 27. ARRIVED. Sell Frank, (Br) Evans, Boston for St John, N B. SAILED—Steamers Peruvian, and Chesapeake; brig Caroline E Kelley. List of Vossels built and registered in the District of Bangor during the year l*o6. (Furnished by E. T. Fox.) Tons. Ship Pbineas Pendleton. 1333 Bark George Treat. 639 “ Nosea Rich. 71/ “ Helena. 603 “ A gentine. 573 “ Albert Emerson. 215 ■ Brig Caroline Gulliver. 226 “ .Inlia Bartlett. 229 “ Nimwaukee. 271 “ < 'harlotte. 24s “ Rabboni. 242 Rachel Cony. 255 Sehr Dauntless. 196 “ Paul Seavey.%. 169 “ Rippling Wave. 123 “ Mar* Collins. 224 “ Naonti. l:C “ Ward J Parks. 240 il Curlew. 124 Total tons.tkDO NOTICE TO MARINERS. Five Fathom Lightship broke away 18th and has arrived at Delaware Breakwater, Cross Rip Lightship broke away 28th ultand lias not since oeen heard from. Pollock Kip Lightship is in the lower harbor of Edgar town. Skoveltul Lightship has dragged * ol a mile ENE trom her station. WADE’S rOINT LIOHT HOUSE. The light-house at Wade's Point, mouth ot Pas qntant river, Albemarle Sound, North Carolina, has been restored and will lie lighted on and alter the evening of G:h rf February, 1>«7. Tlic illuminating apparatus is by lens of the fourth order, showing a tixed white light. The light is placed at an elevation ol 35 feet above the level of the sea, and should be seen in clear weather at a distance ol 10 naut cal miles. The structure consists of a foundation ol screw j piles, p mted and surmounted by a house (with lan I tern ou top) painted while. By order ol the Lighthouse Board : W. B. SHUBRICK, Chairman. ' Treasury Department, Office L. H. Board, Washington City, Jan 18, 1866. DISASTERS. Sell A F Ames, (of Kockisud) Ames, fin Savannah for Boston, ai rived at Holmes Hale 23d. with loss of jib and booui, and other sails split. On the 16th inst, Frnnk Westcott. ot Bluehill, seaman, aged 18 years, fell ft om alott and was install II killed. Sch Shooting Stir,» oe,. Irom Newcastle, Del lor | Salem, with a carg of 6-too bushels coin, before re j ported wrecked at Saquhb Cove, came Into the Bay I morning of the 1. tli. and alter standing off and on I through the day, without accuracy ol position, the | masts were cut away to keep her trom loundeiing. I She drifted about for several hours, the sea j a clean weep of the decks, washing off the galley. I boat, iSrc. The anchors were let go and she held ou during the nighr, some ton miles SE oi Mauonict ! Point. On the 20t,li, a jury mast was rigged and sail male, by wlich Gurnet L'glit was reached. She drilled in with the tide and tmally struck on a rocky reef and bilged. The hatches are off and the cargo is washing out. Some of the crew were frost bitten and all sintered great hardships. Shin Be*k ah Ttyayer, Car nev, before reported off Ponta Negra and in danger of going asliorc, was dragging both anchors on 8tn ult, when sue was res cue* i by US steamer Nipsic and a tng, and towed to Uio Janeiro. Sell Julia Franklin. Hall, put into New London on tbe 21st inst, having lost foresail and boat, and had bullwarks stove. DOMESTIC PORTS. SAN FRANCISCO—Ar 23d ins , ship Lawrence, Johnson, New York. sld 22d, ships Kingfisher, Harding, for Live1 pool; Sharpshooter, lor do; Invindole, Frazier, fur Phila delphia. NEW ORLEANS—Below 22d, ships Ocean Pearl, Reed, from Bristol, E; Berkshire. Berry, irom Bos ton. i ST MARKS—In port 16lh inst, sch H Thomas, I Robins n. lor New York. SAVANNAH— Ar 24th, (by tel) sch H S Hoynton, I from Baltimore. | Cld 24th, barque Sagadahoc, Auld, Carthagena; 25ib. sch Rising -un, lor Boston. CHARLESTON—Ar 20th, U S steamer Flambeau, irom New York, with troops. Cld 24th, barque Toscano, lor Liverpool; sch Nel lie i’arbox. Pendleton, New Orleans. BEAUFCRT. NC—At the bar 25th, brig G W Bar ter, A.lcn, from New York for Wilmington, towed in by steamer Ge > Meade. WILMINGTON, NC—Ar 20th, schs MattieIlolms. Taplcy, and Paul Seavey, Gullit r. New York. Cld 21s<, sch .John A Griffin. Foster, Philadelphia. NEW YORK—Cld 24th, brig Lizabei, Panno, lor Zaza. Cld 25th. ship F P Sage, Cronk, for New Orleans; barque R W Griffiths Drummond, Matanzas: brigs Montrose, Peterson, St .Togo; Moses Rogers, Jones. Apalachicola: schs Eveline. Neal, Barbadoes; Fran cis Coffin, Waes, Corpus Christ!; Laura Gertrude, Campbell, Analachic >la. NEWPORT-Ar 25th, barque Annie M Goodrich, (new) Pitcher, Macluas tor New York. Sld 24th, sch Willie Lee, Seavey, tor Rockland. Sld flu Dutch Isld Harbor 24th. sch Sarah, Whalen, 37 days trom Eastport for New York. HOLMES’ HOLE—Ar 23d, bng Frank E Allen, Merrill, Trinidad 1st inst lor Port and; Ida L Ray, Ra.v, lliltxm Head,SC, for Boston: sells A F Ames,, Savannah lor Boston: Carrie Melvin, Watts, Baltimore orBaib; Ocean, Purkis, Wilmington,NC, lor Portland; Frederick Fish, ot Thomaston,-. Ar 20t,h, barque Heroine, Nickerson, Palermo for filii port. 21th, barques Tcjuca, Anna M Goodwin. Lizzie M Jackson; brigs h T Knight, E H Kennedy, Geo Burnham, Frank E Allen, William A Dresser; schs llattie Boss, Giraffe, Jane, M E Gage, Bosina, S H Pool. Four Sisters, Hattie, Wave, A J Dyer, John. Pioneer, Balloon. Wm Carroll. Fannie A Bai ley. E G Willard, Gen Grant, Tyrone Planet, T .1 Traftou, Maracaibo, Jessie Hart, 2d, Mansfield. Cerro Gordo, Ocean, Carrie Melvin, A F Ames, Fred Fish, Iowa, and others. TARPAULIN COVE-In port 25th, brig Susan E Voorhies, Fuliord, from Sax annali for Bo ton; seb William Arthur, Andrews, from Baltimore for New Bedford. BOSTON—Ar 25th, ship Electric Spark, Candage, Baltimore ; brig Polnsott, Anderson, Havana via Charleston; schs Orono, Staples, Beltast; George Brooks. Ifenlev, Portland. Cld 25th, ship Win Woodbury, Mountfort, Mobile. Ar 26th, barque Eureka, (of Yarmouth) Chandler. New ir’ean-; brigs Abby Ellen. Gilmore, Darien; L M Merrill, Ulmer. Charleston: schs Mary E Na son, Matthcson. Jacmel, John, Falkenhaiu, Eliza h thport; Adaline, Byan, Bell st. Cld 26th. barque Joshua Luring, Loring, New Or leans; brig JA H Crowley, Crowley, Galveston; sch Albert. Kelley. Jones|*ort. SALEM—Sid 25th, schs Venus, for Pembroke; Percy, ior Fast port. GLOUCESTER—Ar 23d, schs Lady Franklin, Col son, Grand Menan, NB; Sctagawa, Brandt, New found. Ar 24th, barque Gertrude, Atherton, from Boston for Bath; schs North Capo, Hart, ftn do tor Belfast; Martha, Crossman, do tor Eastport. Ar 25th. schs Franklin, Tin ell, Wiscasset for Bos ton ; Theron J Dale, Lewis, Newfoundland. FOREIGN PORTS. At London 10th inst, shins Wm Tapscott, Bell; Freedom, Bradley; Am Eagle, Moore, and Ontario, Hot-mer, tor New York. ldg. Ar at Buenos Ayres Nov 24, barques Lizzie, Hurd, Portland; Dec 7,Com Dupont, Clifford, do via Mon tevideo. Ar at Bio Janeiro 11th ult, ship Bethiah Thayer, Cartnev,-. At Jacmel 7th inst., brig Elscy, Carey, lor Boston 2 days; sch C P Young, Hume, tor Now York 2 days. Ar al Matauxas 1 ith inst, barque Mary C Fox, Ross. Portland; brig Amos >1 Kobe, ts, Doak, iron* Ellsworth. Ar at Havana lfith, barque Sacramento, Lawson, New York ; sell Max Monroe, Monroe, Sagua. Ar at Matanzas 12th inst, brig Omaha, Toothaker, Bristol. SPOKEN .ran 14, lat 34 27, Ion 73 10, brig Anna D Torrey, from Boston tor Charleston. Jan 16, lat .t5 40, Ion 75. barque Jonatlian Chase from New Yorkj steering South. To Rent, WAREHOUSE 0" Custom House Wharf. En ' V quiri! i t LYNCH, BAKKJSK & CO., novbltf 139 Commercial street. Portland Petroleum Company* THE annual meeting of the stockholders of this Comnanv will i»A i.aU« *i.« <<.<q year. ^ -'1. To transact such other bnsiuess s» may legally come before them. By order of the Directors, WM, P. MERRILL, Secy. Portland, Jan, 21,1807, dul | NEW ADVEKTKE.fiENTS. List of Letters lurlaimed [N the PUST OFFICE AT PORTLAND, Maine, on L tbezoth day of January, lswi. LADIES’ LIST. tllen B A Johnaon Andrew Mrs “bon Catherine Jordan Aphia Mrs tustm Daniei mra Jordan ltoae Jackao-i Susan W Mrs im«i~Knights Hattie S Mra V kt‘rm?,T,W Knight J B Mr* itkms W K .‘‘J’ Libby Addle Mrs VtKins VV b mra lArrah..* W .to it Baker F. uSStZ Emma Hrowu‘Clara N in is Looney H annuli Bui,k Lan la I. Lydatou .1 M Mra Barker Celestia C mrs LuntJnliaE Bailey Lizzie Libby E M Blow Nelliei P Lariabee Wlntleld 9 Mrs Barker Nellie Memtre Anna Mra lilakeny lieorginna Mitta Ann Mra Baker Hattie' \V mn Maxwellu y Mrg Hen nett Helena .J! , J Mr* Hailey J itlte JV111c he 11 I Inrrt A M rs Hyrrun Louisa darker .Mary C mrs Mitchell James A Mn 2 Hi own M nirs Morse Laui a E Hurgoyuc Mary McFarland Mary Mrs It rock Sarah McKenuey Mariha Hlako Susan mri Mi urton-'en Martin Mrs Jox mrs McGlmchy Margaret E buries Lizzie McAleney Mary Cobb Eliza L LcN ulty Mary A Mra L'rockett < Jeorgie A McLaughlin Mary Mra Chainbci lain Gcorgie mra Morton Mary Crook imelda Morse Nanej J Mra Colley Jennie mra Mackney Sopohnia Chase Mary E Merrill Sarah J Mrs Curry Mary Nicholds Ann A Costner Maria H mrs Nelaon Ellen M Caldwell Rjsamond inra Nelson Mary Cbae Rebecca Nay Mary J Clark Sarah Nickerson Ruth Mrs Dutton Eineline mrs Norris Rosa It Mrs Daniel* Nellie mrs Nevin* Susan A Mrs Dodge Mary E inrs OBrion Ellen Mrs Doyle Margaret Pat ridge Anna Davis B A mrs Perkins AIMa Mrs Davis Susie B Pike Ellen A Mrs Eaton Albert Pluinnn r Olivia Eastman E Lizzie Quinn Susan 2 Edwards U C Roberts Abby Mrs Eastman Martha Richariis Adallne Mrs Emery S W mrs Reymd Is Elvira \V Mrs Ellen Eunice T Randall J.izze E Faultier Kbziurd mrs Ryan Juno Mrs Fo^g Emily Rousseau Maria Mrs Fobes Hannah mrs Rosetta Mrs Foster Hattie E Sweet Albert Mis for Ferren Lydia Helen B. Swett Faul ner Lydia A Mrs Skinner Emilio J Fleming Margaret A Sweet Gcorgie Fickett Maxtha A Mrs Straw Julia 1 foster Rose Spears Mary Ann Guptil Abblo T Mrs Stearns Mary Gibbs Clara E Seeley Margaret Mrs Gardiner Charley Madam Smart Margaret H Mrs Graham Charlotte lor Gee Small Annie Hodgson Smith Maria tor Mrs Green Nellie S Hiram Smith Gardiner Isaao L Mrs Shaw Reuel Mrs Grover Hcllen Sprague Randall Mrs Grinin Joseph Mrs Souk- sarali Gilmore Sarah Mrs Shannahau Miss Hanson Avion Mrs Cape E^enter Sarah E Mrs Hyde Annie L'mk-rwood George H Mrs Hasty Biidget Upton i’lieb, E Mrs Lapel Holmes Nettie Varney A P Mrs Harvey Hannah (1 Mrs Wa son*A N Mrs Hainmond Hattie L Mrs Wherren Caroline E Mrs Jlonnor Johanna Walker Cilva J Hall Maria L Whitten fclieu H Mrs Hall Koxanna Mrs Wing H B Mrs liatneway S J Mrs lor Williams Sarah M Miss P G de Tejada Westwood Sarah A gentlemen’s list. Abrams & Hobson Lake J F for Clara Brown Andrews Frauklin (Cape Elizabeth) Allen Jacob P Lane Osgood Allen Joel Lawless Miehl Benson Arthur Long Walter Blake A L Mitz Amor Bradley Mr Merrill A M lor S B Rob Brown David ertson Booihby E R Miles B C Baser Henry Maynard C D Bate holder Hellon J Merrill Charles Bnckett Herbert Milligan E Bennett Isaac Morrill Charles S Bass J P Milliken Charles Burke John Moulton Davkl (Cape E) Brown Miehl Mitchell D L Bachelor N B Merrill Edward H Brown R H Millet George Browning Robt Mathew Henry for George Bibber W m P Wtoner Brooks Wm Maiston Horace G Carroll Barnard Meserve James G for miss Chase B F Esther A Meserve Chi ibterson Christian Mitchell J for mtos Maria Chesley Bros J Biot hers Churchill Chas Montgomery J K Cones FW Mayo John Colling F - Mann James, Major Curtis Geo Morris K Cole Jona for miss 11 an-Malone Simeon null Cole Mayberry S P (Cape E) Costello J H Moserve Samuel 2 Clarey John Mallard Thomas Crccoan John Mastou Samuel M Cummings Levi L Mack William Coiliu Martin for mtos Ann Martin Wilbur F Star bird Machin W K Capicb i'.itsy kuitcneil W Major Chunulei Reuben McDonald A L Cloudman S N McGuire Rodger Crockett Sami C McNulty Daniel Caradiuda Sergio Coreia Met*rath E .ward Cole T D McLinebey Henry Crippe W D McClennen John ior miss Clara Wm Catherine Armstrong Doughty Chas H capt McN niara John lor Jas DaggettChas Kinly Dean mt for John McLeodMcr>onald Lewis (Peak’s Damon D Is.audl , Dovitr F McCauley & Sullivan Dyer Fredk W Me Ewan Robert for Frank Decring Grenville McGregor Delana Ira B McCurdy R for William Demningi.on John McGrath Dale Joseph W McDowell Wm Dearborn James W Noyes AN Daley John N Nelson A M Deermg Nathl Nenno A Donovan Pat for MichlNewmati John W Mmuoguc Naugbton Patrick Dyer Sami O'Neil Charles for Patrick Earley Frank Brety lily L A (*’Brien Daniel Fold Eugene II Osborn David G Fos er in *hcrby 2 O’Rourke Francos Ferringtou Henry Gwen Levi B Foster J M O’Donnell P Fcrrana James Oliver Scott B capt Fialierty Joan for MartinPhinuey A Dooley Packer Edwin A Folan .Martin Parker Geo S Feeney Pat ior John Pho-Ferkius Geo H ny Palmiucr 11 T Flannery Tlios Patterson Joseph Fiaukiiu ihos Penucy James File- W H I* Pickard J hn Gray Alonzo Pearson Louis E Green Andrew Patten M C Ganbcrt A L Phinney Thomas ureiiucl chas H Penncli Wm H (Cape E) Grocnough & Dummcr Quint & Jenkins Grant Geo S Richardson Clarence Gould James S for Wm HRing Charles H Sole Runnel Is Dana Gavelt Joseph Raynor Ebcn E Glavin James Runncv F Ge.idley John few JosophRoa h Panl Fisher Richardson S B Gilman N D Ricker Samuel F Gainage N H Robertson Samuel B Grant P I Racmo Teni>« Good ri hos Ross Wm Gitford Wm Sager .vionzo D Gilman Wm Sturdevant A Harvey Chas A Stanly Cha les Hayes Chas W Rev Siteman Charles A liatheway E Spear David D 2 Harrington Eph S Staples George Hatch E H Sawyer Goorgo A Homes Frank F Scott Henry M Hayden Gustavus Stoddard Henry A Howard Geo H Scaimuon J D llamets Geo A Sculiy John Howard Geo W Gcnl Sullivan Miehl Haskell Messes Slurp Mathew J Hamilton lllram capt Sonle Nelson M Hill H & Co Stuari Solomon Humphrey Ira Strout Wm T Hutton Janies Strout Win E Herbert John for ThomasTuit Aid. n A 2 Hi rbert Terriault A Monsieur Bru Hurford J H no nuictuu Aiii/iii xuuui|i»ou eiiurics ai liolines Nelson Tliur.'ton Frank Hiit Oscar F 2 Thompson Geo go lor mrs Huburn S Wm R licnijiinan Ha n Sami W Thomas George Hanley Thud fl Thurston Gilman Hamilton Wm Thomas S M Dr for T M Han ison Wm Henry Stevens Hait Wm Trott Thomas B Hall W H Thurston Thomas capt Hughey Wm Thayer A- Co Jordan Elliot Talpey Wm G Jackson Henry for HenryTibb ts Wm Cummings Trott D F 2 James R T&rbox John Jackson RL Underwood C H Johnson S J Whittier Alford Jackson T Whitney C 0 Johnson Theo for mra MWarren DS 2 0 Doyter Wisner Geo H Jones Tom K Whellen Geo W Iordan W While Henry R Knight Colnrabas Wengreen ,1 E Knox Chits E Wahl Johna King Isaac Wrigtit .James E Kear lead James Woodbery Thomas for Knight Joseph E John B Woodbury Kavunah John W itney Merrill 2 Ready Patrick Wat .on Murray B Gotham Adam Watson Robert Libby B Williams Thomas U Lin allClias Waddell William Lowery Char es Whitney William F Leighton Fred J Walker mr Libby J K Yates Frederick Littlefield Jona Young William N for mis* Leavitt doe Emma Young Littlejohn Joseph capt SHIP LETTERS. Warren John Edwin sch Clinton Cogjdns Sami W sch Faragut Bnrbridge Samuel F brig Gentle Amie Wilder Edw E str Genl Me Vallum Higgins Jobn slip. H Kiason O’Coner sch James Wyman Mai stou J W sell J H Couues Titus E M sch Ocean French Ezra F capt sch R Boliwinkle Cassidy John capt sch Saxon 2 McFoilden Wm J sch S H Pool Hoop Isaac sch Susan Carter C U hark S W Holbrook Hutton James sch Saxon Faulk ingha in William H capt gelt Wave * __ W. DAVIS. Postmaster. BLEACHED <k BBOW\ SHEETINGS, BLANKETS & QUILTS, Much Under Price, E. T. ELDEA & CO’S. Jan 28—iltf__ FOR SALE. A LOT OF LAND, situated within a hundred yards of the Grasil Trunk Miuliuu, Yui uioulb. Said Lot is 67 ft. by IV1$, and is part of ;he Estate of the late Capl. JOHN DAVIS. For further particulais inquire at his lute rcsl lence. Yarmouth. Jail. 26, 1867. an 28 U2weod* Eryeburg Academy t rllE Spring Term of this Institution will com. mcnce ou WEDNESDAY, February 20th, 1801. CHARLES D. BARROWS, A. B„ Principal. Fo. farther information apply to the Principal or ® D. B. SilWALL, Secretary. Jan 28—eod2w Montreal OceanSteamship Co. CARRYING THE CANADIAN AND UNITED STATES MAILS. PAMM'iigcr. B.,kcil la l.ond.A.rrr, an* k"d"cc7ii. TiCh^ ■■ d February, 186T, Immediately alter the arrival of he tram ot the previous day from Montreal, to be mi owed by the-on theotk of February. Passage to Londonderry and Liverpool, cabin (ac ording to accommodation) *70 to a> o Steerage, •..* Payable in Gold or its equivalent. Hr For Freight or passage apply to _ , H. & A. ALLAN, No. 3 India St, Portland, Nov, 26, 1866, Jan28 dttl NKW ADVIMITISEMI .NTS. JANUAlt Y 2(i, 1S6 7. SPECIAL CLOSN6SALG -OF WHITE GOODS ! Laces & Embroideries! At One Price. E. T. ELDEN & CO. Jau 28—dtf P.A. PHEKCUTT, (Late of tue Inti.iinai Revenue Bureau, w AHI1IHC.TON.) Oounsellor-at-Law and Internal Revenue Solicitor, No. 17, State St., Boston. \m R. PRESCOTT'S long experience in the in tor ill nal Revenue Bureau, in the “ Division of Frauds,’’ having charge of all oases of violation of the Revenue lawn, his amiliarity with Jteparimeu tal practice, and his acquaintance with the K-venue Officers throughout the conniry, will enable him to be peculiarly successful m making a speciality of all matters pertaining to the Revenue Laws. He will attend to claims lor Drawback, Abatement, Refund ing, and for the recovery of penalties paid by way of compromise. He will advise parties as to the man ner of making returns In accordance with law, or as to obtaining decisions Rum the 1 Hpjrtiutnt at Washington, and will defend in casts ot alleged vio lation ot the law in regard to taxes, penalties or ciim offences Mr. Prescott will practice 1 micro the various De partments at Washington, t* e Supreme Court of the U. S., aud the Court ol Claims. For the speedy transaction of business, Counsel of high standing, residing in New York, st. Louis, Cin cinnati and Washington, are associated with him. jan28 W&S 3m _ Hope Petroleum « ompuny. THE annual meeting ot the stockholders of this C <mpany will be held at No. J321 Congress street, on TUKSDlY EVENING, Feb. 12th, at 7 o’clock, for the following purposes, viz.: 1st. To choose officers for the coming year. 2d. To transact any other business ‘that may bo legally brought before the mooting. jan28dtd A. M. BC RTON, Secretary. 200 ho/. Linni Hilkfs. This Day Deceived ! / -AND SELLING AT LOW PRICES E. T. ELDEA & CO’S. Jan 28—Utf NOTICE. > THE following lists ot Taxes on Re:il estate ot non resident owners, iu the Town of North Yarmouth tor the year 1865, in biHs committed to John G. Pierce, Collector of »aid town, on the first day of June, 1865. have been returned by him to me,as remaining unpaid on the 31st day of May, 1866. by his certificate of that date, and now remain unpaid; and notice is hereby given that if the said taxes and interest and charges are not paid into the treasury of said towu withlu twenty months from the date of the commitment of the said bills, so much of the real estate taxed us will be sufficient to pay tne amount due therefor, includ ing interest ami charges, will, without further notice, be sold at public auction, at the Town House, in said - ‘own, on the 1st day of March, 1867, at lu o’clock A. M. Val’n. Tax. ; Beniamin Warren, house ami lot, $150 60 $3 75 Albion Blaekstouc, house, barn and lot. 540 00 1 18 R. F. M. Greely, house, bam and thirty-live acres land, 1,325 00 33 13 Horace P. Kimball, house- and lot, 150 00 3 60 Mrs. York, two and one-half acres laud, 50 00 125 William Wagg, two and one-half acres land, 60 00 1 44 Rachel True, one and ouc-half 2cres laud, 50 00 120 George True, nine acres land, 350 00 8 40 Heirs of Jacob Favor, bouse and lot, 00 00 m 1 41 WILLIAM B. SKILLIN, Treasurer. North Yarmouth, Jau.24th, 1867. jan 28 <13tleod3w Housekeeping Goo«ls OF EVERY DESCRIPTION, AT ONE PRICE. E. T. ELI)EX cP CO. v, Jan 28—dtf OILSiOILsT Lubricating and Illuminating, WHOLESALE AND RETAIL. L. T». Brown, Jlll28d4w* Wo. ‘JOti Fore Mireel. '*■; Schooner for Sale. . » The fine white oak anil copper-fastened fitst sailing Schooner IDA MORTON, jWtM 49 12-11)0 tons new measurement, well found and adapted for the Coasting or ■■■HfcFishing business, is now o.Tciod lor sale by low Eastern Packet CO. For particulars enquire of M. N. RICH, Jan28drf_ No. 3 Long Wharf. Grover X Baker, Sewing: Machiuos, AT MANUFACTURERS PRICES, Every Machine Warranted l machine Milk., Tkrrn.l and Twi,l, a full AHMrlmrat. E. T. ELDEX <£■ CO. NO. 3 FREE STREET. Jan 28 dtf Portland A Kennebec Kallroad Go. THE annual meeting ot the ttockholdern ot tho Portland & Kennebec Railroad Company will be held at the Railroad Depot, in Brunswick, on MONDAY, the lltli day of February next, at ton o’clock A. AI., tor the following purposes, viz.: 1st. To choose a Chairman and Secretary 2d. To hear the rejs>rts of the Directors and Treas urer of said C<>mj<auy, and act thereon. 3J. To choose a Board of Directors for the ensuing year. • 4th. To transact such other business as may prop erly be acted on. j. s. CUSHING, Scc’y. Augusta, Jan. ?g, 1837. Jan28dtd‘ E. T. EI.DE.V & CO., WILL OPEN THIS DAY Five Cases of Linen Goods, CONSISTING OF Bleached, ' Half Bleached, And Brown DAMASKS! Bleached & Brown Table Covers, Napkins, Doylies, Towels, Fronting: Linens, Linen Sheetings, Ac, At One Price* 3 Free St. Jun 28—dtt Annual Meeting. THE Stockholders of the Ea tein Packet Compa ny are hereby notiiied that the annual meeting lor choke of officers ftc. will t»e held at the office ot Jonas H Perky Esq, Tuesday afternoon Feb. 5 at 3 o'clock. Per oruer, Jan 28 titd M. N. RICH, Secretly. Notice, THE Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary, to which was referred the Petition ot s. E. SPRING, and others for a general insolvent law, will hear all parties interested in the subject nutter of said petition at the room of the Judiciary Committee in the State House, on Tuesday, Feb. btL, at 2 o'clock P. M. C. E. WELD, Chairman on the part of the Senate, G. F. SUEPLEY, Chairman on the part of the House Argus, Star, Bangor Whig, and Times con*. Jan. 2t» dtitis 1J PATENT PAMPER. rpHE subscriber has purchased the Ceunty Right X ot S. R jj vE'S Improved HAMI’hh, and .a ready to supply the citizens of Portland and (um berlattd County with them at short notice. Mf-ita ies reasonable ami warrantee. ■>. C. KINO, At Inventois Exchange 2ot) Congress St. Jan 2ft-dllH • Portland Commander) h. T. W'VL **°ld.a s,al*’'1 Conclave al Mechanics* Hall, f f Portland, on Moiidav Evening next, (Jan. 2s,» at seven o clock. Members are i> quested to bo puuctual in their attendance. Balloting to be had. l>y order of the E. Commander. _ 1LiA BEliUk, Recorder. Portland, Jan 25,1887.«l:u To Kent, THE NEW MTOKE, erocted on the site for merly occupied by Woodman, True Si Co., && Ac .To Middle Streei, (excepting the «econd stry.)* This Is a rare chance tor a Dry Roods, Jobbing ami Clothing Business. Will be ready lor occupaury tho tirst of March. for terms, apply to Messrs Stevens, Haskell & Clia o, or to the subscriber, ALFRED W<>OD.VI \Jf. Portland, Jan. 24^ 18G7. j n25 cicdAwtf O Y S T E R JS ! william~il dakto.%. AT his stores, No*». 231 Sc 233 Congress street, near New City itui'ding. is constantly receiving fre>*li arrivals ofNew York and Virginia oysters, which ha is prepared to sellbv the gallon, quart or bushel, or serve i up in any style. January ft, Ibffi'. dtt Caniplior loo. OF the un unrivalled r.aulity mauu the lured l.y na for the I eat ten yeura, we are now pr. pared to Airmail conaumera and die ua te, In any •piauliiy. J. B. LVh v a co., 848 Congrew 8t.